I wrote in my last months (well, actually June) Newsletter that sometimes Life gets in the way of Life. That was shortly after my husband suffered a stroke. That being one of the several reasons you haven't heard from me. (He was lucky. He is doing very well now, Thank you! If you get a moment, and didn't receive my Newsletter, you just might want to click on the above link and read last months letter. His symptoms were not the norm but definitely something everyone should be aware of ) The Best of intentions can be railroaded so easily can't they? This month (well, actually July ... I keep forgetting it's August 1st!) I decided he'd had enough of the attention so in for knee surgery I went. :) The first of two, and this one was suppose to be the simple one. Not quite as simple as we thought so the knee has been up, the pain pills out and the brushes 'almost' dry. I did get some work done but not nearly what I had expected. There will be another knee surgery, but hopefully not for another couple of months. Time to catch up.
In between all of this I had a birthday. A BIG BIRTHDAY. In fact, a VERY BIG BIRTHDAY. :/ I thought I'd share with you the card that my grandchildren made for me in case you have never seen one of these. I had seen several smaller versions of this that they had done for their friends in the past, but this one was quite the surprise. A lot of work, a lot of imagination and ... a lot of calories! It may be a little hard to follow in some spots but I think you'll get the idea.
Art in Flavors! Just fun and the idea could be used in so many other ways :) I'm a pretty lucky Grandma.
NOW ON TO MORE SERIOUS MATTERS! :)
EVENING ON THE DUNES
This is a 6 x 8" Acrylic on Textured Wood Panel.
More information on this Piece can be found by clicking HERE
I've been doing a lot of my work lately on textured Panels. And, when you have a lot going on, Painting is much easier to set up and do than trying to arrange a gazillion small pieces of paper for one of my Collages.
Here's another ...
SUMMER AFTERNOON IN BLUE
8 x 10 Acrylic on Textured Wood Panel
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Blue is such an inviting color and I find, an easy color to work with.
"I think I have something to wear tonight that is not quite correct for Evening wear.
Blue suede shoes."
~ Elvis Presley
til next time ...